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Development Team Lead

Type: Temporary
Location: Belfast
Salary: £31272 - £37791

The successful candidate will work as part of a team of software developers in the creation of high quality software within agreed project deadlines. Working under the direction of the Technical Specialist and Team leader, the Postholder will be responsible for the design, implementation and developer-level test of various software components, ensuring that code takes into account security, scalability, compatibility and maintainability. The Postholder will be responsible for delegating work to developers, providing technical guidance as required and monitoring the progress of their work.

Essential Criteria

A university degree in a computer science related discipline or equivalent recognised ICT professional qualification  AND have worked for at least 2 years in an application development role within a major organisation;


An HND in a computer science related discipline or equivalent recognised ICT qualification AND have worked for at least 3 years in an application development role within a major organisation;


have worked for at least 5 years in an application development role within a major organisation;

SECTION 2: The following are ESSENTIAL criteria which will be measured during the interview/ selection stage:

  • Demonstrate relevant specialist knowledge and experience in the design, development, testing and implementation of IT applications including:
  • Gathering and documenting user requirements
  • Database design
  • Creation of maintainable code and using source control solutions
  • Unit testing, code reviews and other product quality initiatives
  • Ability to work as an effective member of a team including managing the work of others;
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing (as appropriate to meet the needs of the post in full), and to establish good professional relationships;
  • Proven ability to use own initiative and to work with minimum supervision;
  • Ability to undertake detailed investigations, analyse complex data, present results in an appropriate manner and make sound recommendations;
  • Experience in modern web development using technologies such as and C# in an Agile environment
  • Experience in providing service to customers
  • Ability to work accurately, demonstrate attention to detail and prioritise and organise workload within a pressurised environment and to tight project timescales.

To Apply

Please email your CV in Microsoft word format to Stephen Crawford by clicking on the link.

Applicants must ensure their CV is accurate and up to date. The CV should include your full employment history inclusive of dates, all academic achievements and full personal contact details.

Please note only applicants that match this criteria can be considered for the role.

Apple Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Apple Recruitment Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Key Skills

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